Brent Jones is Esri’s global manager of cadastre/land records. Based in Washington D.C., USA, he oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic planning, business development and marketing activities for land records and cadastral, surveying and land administration. As a recognized technology innovator, Jones specializes in modernizing existing land administration systems and designing new GIS-based cadastral management platforms for governments of all sizes around the globe.


Digitally Transforming Cadastre in Jamaica

Prior to the year 2000, less than half of the parcels in Jamaica were formally registered, and even the simplest of land transactions took weeks to complete. In 2001, those delays and a public outcry about widespread land fraud led to bipartisan support to merge all of Jamaica’s cadastral depa... (read more)